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Think Zinc for Healthy Cells

Zinc is an essential mineral required for the activation of over 300 enzymes, immune system function, and balancing of oxidative stress. Ensuring...

Article • April 16, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Trace Minerals in the Body

Trace minerals are critical to the health of the body and help maintain enzymatic and metabolic processes. Consuming a balanced, plant-based diet can...

Article • April 9, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Numbers: Fatty Acids

Understanding the numbers around fatty acids is key to achieving intake in the target range and experiencing maximal health benefits....

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Magnesium: Essential to Human Health

Meghan Hamrock, MS, MPH, explains how magnesium is essential for you in so many areas of your life – energy,...

Video • February 26, 2022 • 11:07 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Unfolding Fatty Acids

Unsaturated fatty acids can be polyunsaturated (PUFAs) or monounsaturated (MUFAs), indicating the number of double bonds present. These double...

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Think Zinc for Healthy Cells

Zinc is an essential mineral required for the activation of over 300 enzymes, immune system function, and balancing of oxidative stress. Ensuring...

Article • April 16, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Trace Minerals in the Body

Trace minerals are critical to the health of the body and help maintain enzymatic and metabolic processes. Consuming a balanced, plant-based diet can...

Article • April 9, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Numbers: Fatty Acids

Understanding the numbers around fatty acids is key to achieving intake in the target range and experiencing maximal health benefits....

Download • February 28, 2022 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Magnesium: Essential to Human Health

Meghan Hamrock, MS, MPH, explains how magnesium is essential for you in so many areas of your life – energy,...

Video • February 26, 2022 • 11:07 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Unfolding Fatty Acids

Unsaturated fatty acids can be polyunsaturated (PUFAs) or monounsaturated (MUFAs), indicating the number of double bonds present. These double...

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Two Forms of EPA & DHA Delivery

Omega-3 fatty acids are an important part of the diet, but not every fatty acid is created equally. They can...

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Healthy Fats for Human Health

Fat, along with carbohydrate and protein, constitutes a basic macronutrient component of food. Fats may be saturated, monounsaturated, or...

Article • December 21, 2021 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark

Phytochemical Characterization of Turnip Greens

“Phytochemical Characterization of Turnip Greens (Brassica rapa ssp. rapa): A Systematic Review” profiles the diverse phytochemical profile of...

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Bioactive Compounds and Nutritional Composition of Swiss Chard

As part of the Research Spotlight series on WholisticMatters, “Bioactive Compounds & Nutritional Composition of Swiss Chard” profiles the...

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Phytonutrients in Oats & Buckwheat

As part of the Research Spotlight series on WholisticMatters, “Phytonutrients in Oats & Buckwheat” compares two nutrient-rich crops:...

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Think Zinc for Healthy Cells

Zinc is an essential mineral required for the activation of over 300 enzymes, immune system function, and balancing of oxidative stress. Ensuring...

Article • April 16, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Role of Trace Minerals in the Body

Trace minerals are critical to the health of the body and help maintain enzymatic and metabolic processes. Consuming a balanced, plant-based diet can...

Article • April 9, 2022 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Healthy Fats for Human Health

Fat, along with carbohydrate and protein, constitutes a basic macronutrient component of food. Fats may be saturated, monounsaturated, or...

Article • December 21, 2021 • 5 min read BookmarkBookmark

Choline: An Essential Nutrient

Choline is known for a wide range of critical roles in the human body, including roles in methylation, cell membrane structure, cell signaling, and...

Article • November 20, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Calcium: Bone Health and Beyond

Calcium is essential for many physiological functions in the body, particularly skeletal health, making it particularly important during childhood...

Article • November 13, 2021 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Vitamin A Supports Vision, Antioxidant Activity, and More

Vitamin A may be most famous for giving carrots their “X-ray vision” power for young ones – but it is...

Article • September 4, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Low Maintenance and Highly Nutritious: Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is a large, leafy green plant native to the Mediterranean and packed full of vitamins and minerals.1 Wild...

Article • August 14, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Iron’s Role in Oxygen Transportation and More

Iron is an essential mineral found both naturally in foods and in dietary supplements. It plays a critical role in...

Article • July 31, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Antioxidant Selenium for Thyroid Health and More

Vitamins and minerals are essential for maintaining normal body system function and for providing protection from oxidative damage. Selenium acts...

Article • July 3, 2021 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Vitamin E: Antioxidant Activity, Gene Expression, and Immune Support

Vitamins and minerals are essential for maintaining normal body system function and for providing protection from oxidative damage. Vitamin E...

Article • June 26, 2021 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Magnesium: Essential to Human Health

Meghan Hamrock, MS, MPH, explains how magnesium is essential for you in so many areas of your life – energy,...

Video • February 26, 2022 • 11:07 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Stress Management with Magnesium & Ashwagandha

Stress is a normal, constant part of most people’s lives, and supporting the body with the right nutrition can help...

Video • January 2, 2021 • 1:26 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Managing Stress with Whole Food Magnesium

We are stressed. About money, work, family, the news. Hopefully you have helpful stress management techniques like meditation and exercise,...

Video • June 24, 2019 • 2:10 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Brain Health, the Omega-3 Index, and the Western Diet

BrainSpan Founder and CEO Dan Johnston, MD, MPH, discusses the history of human civilization in the context of human health...

Video • June 10, 2019 • 33:54 min watch BookmarkBookmark PREMIUM
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Managing Glucose Response With Bitter Nutrition

The small intestine is lined with bitter taste receptors identical to the ones on the tongue.

Video • March 13, 2019 • 1:34 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Epigenetic Insights, Phytonutrients, and Improving Inflammatory Responses

Jennifer Stagg, ND, discusses the relationship between phytonutrients and epigenetics, oxidative stress, and the inflammatory response.

Video • February 6, 2019 • 34:15 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Subclinical Magnesium Deficiency: Brain Health and Beyond

Bassem El-Khodor, PhD, discusses magnesium, "the forgotten nutrient," and why it's so important.

Video • February 5, 2019 • 48:42 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Whole Food Health Advantage

The best way to nourish your body is with nutrients as they’re found in nature: housed in their natural matrix of proteins, fats, and fibers.

Video • September 14, 2018 • 1:28 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Organic and Sustainable Farming

Organic and sustainable farms start with a foundation of healthy soil. And when we take care of our soil, it takes care of us.

Video • September 7, 2018 • 1:27 min watch BookmarkBookmark

Epigenetic Insights and Improving Inflammatory Responses

Dr. Jennifer Stagg, ND, discusses how phytonutrients affect epigenetics and the inflammatory response.

Video • May 7, 2018 • 28:23 min watch BookmarkBookmark

The Relationship Between Phytonutrients and the Color of Foods

In the fourth episode of Plant Power, the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, our topic is phytonutrients and...

Podcast • February 3, 2021 • 1:00:50 min BookmarkBookmark

A Brief History of Plants and How to Improve Plant Genetics (Without GMOs)

In the second episode of Plant Power, the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, our topic is plant genetics...

Podcast • January 20, 2021 • 40:26 min BookmarkBookmark

Defining the Advantage of the Whole Food Matrix

In the first episode of the fourth season of the WholisticMatters Podcast Series, our topic is the whole food matrix....

Podcast • January 13, 2021 • 44:37 min BookmarkBookmark

Whole Foods Impact on Epigenetics Part 3: Mediterranean Diet, Glucose Control, and Epigenetics

John Troup, PhD, and Jennifer Stagg, ND, discuss the role of phytonutrients and epigenetics, focusing on the Mediterranean diet and glucose control.

Podcast • December 13, 2017 • 6:44 min BookmarkBookmark

Whole Foods Impact on Epigenetics Part 2: Stress and Cortisol Effects on Gene Expression

John Troup, PhD, and Jennifer Stagg, ND, discuss phytonutrients and epigenetics, mainly how stress and cortisol affect gene expression.

Podcast • December 6, 2017 • 8:09 min BookmarkBookmark

The Numbers: Fatty Acids

Understanding the numbers around fatty acids is key to achieving intake in the target range and experiencing maximal health benefits....

Download • February 28, 2022 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Unfolding Fatty Acids

Unsaturated fatty acids can be polyunsaturated (PUFAs) or monounsaturated (MUFAs), indicating the number of double bonds present. These double...

Download • February 21, 2022 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Two Forms of EPA & DHA Delivery

Omega-3 fatty acids are an important part of the diet, but not every fatty acid is created equally. They can...

Download • February 14, 2022 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Phytochemical Characterization of Turnip Greens

“Phytochemical Characterization of Turnip Greens (Brassica rapa ssp. rapa): A Systematic Review” profiles the diverse phytochemical profile of...

Download • December 18, 2021 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Bioactive Compounds and Nutritional Composition of Swiss Chard

As part of the Research Spotlight series on WholisticMatters, “Bioactive Compounds & Nutritional Composition of Swiss Chard” profiles the...

Download • December 11, 2021 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Phytonutrients in Oats & Buckwheat

As part of the Research Spotlight series on WholisticMatters, “Phytonutrients in Oats & Buckwheat” compares two nutrient-rich crops:...

Download • December 4, 2021 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Fruits and Vegetables

As part of the WholisticMatters Color of Food series, this booklet presents the top 20 fruits and top 20 vegetables...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 10 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Top Crops and Phytoactives

13 crops. Multiple phyoactives. Endless colors. The WholisticMatters Color of Food series takes you through some of the most nutrient-...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 2 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Phytonutrients, Health Benefits, and Color

What phytonutrients are associated with specific colors and health benefits? From flavones to chlorophyll, this downloadable handout explains...

Download • August 9, 2019 • 1 min read BookmarkBookmark

Color of Food: Crops and Phytoactives

From beetroot to Brussels sprouts, this downloadable poster provides an overview of the crops featured in the WholisticMatters Color of...

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